Phoenix Disciple (Monk)

(Champions of Valor variant, p. 46)

The Disciples of the Phoenix are unusual lawful good Kossuthan monks. They are extremely disciplined and take some of their beliefs to painful extremes. Obsessed with the power of fire to purify, they have developed strange monk abilities based on that concept.


To take a Phoenix Disciple substitution level, a character must be lawful good, have Kossuth as his patron deity, and be about to take his 1st, 3rd, or 12th level of monk.

Hit die


Skill points

4 + Int

Class Features

Purifying Flame (Su): A Phoenix Disciple can transform his ki into purifying fire. Once per round, a Phoenix Disciple can add 1d6 points of fire damage to any unarmed strike. The decision to use this ability must be made before the attack is rolled; if the attack misses, the power is wasted. A Phoenix Disciple can use this ability a number of times per day equal to his monk level.

This benefit replaces the bonus feat gained by a standard 1st-level monk.

Resistance to Fire (Ex): At 3rd level, a Phoenix Disciple develops a minor tolerance for fire. He gains resistance to fire 5.

This benefit replaces the still mind class feature gained by a standard monk at 3rd level.

Fire Stride (Sp): At 12th level, a Phoenix Disciple gains the ability to use a fire stride effect (see page 69 of the FORGOTTEN REALMS Campaign Setting) once per day, using his monk level as his caster level.

This benefit replaces the abundant step class feature gained by a standard monk at 12th level.


Level BAB Fort Ref _ . Will Special
1st +0 +2 +2 +2 Flurry of blows, purifying flame, unarmed strike
3rd +2 +3 +3 +3 Resistance to fire
12th +9/+4 +8 +8 +8 Fire stride, slow fall 60 ft.

Class skills

Skill name Key ability Trained only Armor check penalty

Spells for Phoenix Disciple (Monk)